Accession Number : AD0720164

Title :   On the Accuracy of Current Measurements by the Navigational Method (O Tochnosti Izmereniya Navigatsionnym Sposobom),

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Kudryavtsev,N. F.

Report Date : 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The records of phasometric radio-interference navigating devices are analyzed with respect to accuracy and compared to dead reckoning results, from which the current vector is determined. The accuracy of current measurements, which depends on the accuracy of observed and calculated values of the ship's course, is appraised, pointing out the advantages and disadvantages of the method. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN CURRENTS, MEASUREMENT), NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, ERRORS, DRIFT, RADIO INTERFERENCE, RADIO NAVIGATION, USSR

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE